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Dive Review of Villa Markisa in
Indonesia/Bali

Villa Markisa: "Well run Boutique Dive Resort", Nov, 2016,

by Blake Hottle, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9403.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bay Islands Honduras, Bonaire, Hawaii, Virgin Islands, Belize, Oregon, Washington, southern California, Raja Ampat
Closest Airport Denpasar Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions They were pretty flexible, but we never wanted to go below 90 feet anyway.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments A large dedicated dunk tank at the resort for cameras. Nothing on the boats. They are small, so bring a flexible cooler bag. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This is a small, very high quality resort with just a few very nice bungalows on the shore near Tulamben, about a 5 minute boat ride from the Liberty wreck. This is on the Northeast shore of Bali about 3 hours from the airport. This was a good fit for us as we did not care about night life, but we did care about excellent facilities and staf ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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